The Philippine Dermatological Society
The only Specialty Society in Dermatology recognized by the Philippine Medical Association and the Philippine College of Physicians.
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PDS RECEIVES AWARD OF RECOGNITION FROM HIGHWAY PATROL GROUP

PDS RECEIVES AWARD OF RECOGNITION FROM HIGHWAY PATROL GROUP

PDS have significantly contributed to the attainment of the mission of Highway Patrol Group (HPG).  Traffic enforcers should be commended for withstanding the heat by their daylong exposure under the sun. The PDS understands their position and felt the need for their... read more
BEAUTY IS POWER IN THE HANDS OF THE REAL DERMAUTHORITY…PDS

BEAUTY IS POWER IN THE HANDS OF THE REAL DERMAUTHORITY…PDS

I entice everyone to hashtag… start taking pictures of our PDS activities (seminars, workshops, media guestings etc.) and send them with the hashtags #Beautyis PowerPDS and #DermAuthorityPDS. To complement this drive, we will have the Life Enhancement Action Program... read more
RITM DERMATOLOGY 11th POSTGRADUATE COURSE

RITM DERMATOLOGY 11th POSTGRADUATE COURSE

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine Department of Dermatology will be having its 11th  Post Graduate Course entitled, “Tips, Tools and Trends In Dermatology” on August 25-26, 2016, at the Bellevue Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. LECTURES:  Lasers and Lights... read more
EAMC DERMATOLOGY 3rd POSTGRADUATE COURSE

EAMC DERMATOLOGY 3rd POSTGRADUATE COURSE

The East Avenue Medical Center Department of Dermatology will be having its 3rd Dermatology Post Graduate Course entitled, “Skin for All Seasons: Revitalizing the Skin at Any Age.” This will be on August 18, 2016, Thursday, at the Seasons Ballroom, 5th Floor, Luxent... read more
Research CME Over Coffee and Tea

Research CME Over Coffee and Tea

by Crista Bernadette C. Baclagan, MD Last January 27, 2016, the University of the East Memorial Medical Center Section of Dermatology in cooperation with the Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS) Research Committee hosted the first Continuing Medical Education (CME)... read more
Mission in the Prison

Mission in the Prison

Dra. Luisa Ticzon Puyat, a member of the Philippine Dermatological Society (The society of licensed and board certified dermatologist in the Philippines since 1952) graciously gave of her time and volunteered to be a dermatologist to treat prisoners at the Muntinlupa Bilibid Prison.

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PDS RECEIVES AWARD OF RECOGNITION FROM HIGHWAY PATROL GROUP

PDS RECEIVES AWARD OF RECOGNITION FROM HIGHWAY PATROL GROUP

PDS have significantly contributed to the attainment of the mission of Highway Patrol Group (HPG).  Traffic enforcers should be commended for withstanding the heat by their daylong exposure under the sun. The PDS understands their position and felt the need for their... read more
RITM DERMATOLOGY 11th POSTGRADUATE COURSE

RITM DERMATOLOGY 11th POSTGRADUATE COURSE

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine Department of Dermatology will be having its 11th  Post Graduate Course entitled, “Tips, Tools and Trends In Dermatology” on August 25-26, 2016, at the Bellevue Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. LECTURES:  Lasers and Lights... read more

WHAT IS A DERMATOLOGIST?

A board-certified dermatologist in the Philippines is a doctor who completed 3 years of specialty training in one of the 11 institutions accredited by the PDS and passed the examination administered by the Philippine Board of Dermatology.
There are many substandard programs claiming that they can offer training in Dermatology. Some courses run for a week, 3 months or a year. The format of these trainings are not well structured. Would you trust yourselves in the hands of these untrained doctors?

For effective and safe medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments for your skin, hair and nails,

CONSULT A PDS DERMATOLOGIST, THE DermAuthority.

Established in 1952, the PDS is an organization of dermatologists or doctors who are experts in the field of medicine dedicated to the skin, hair and nails.


The Seal of Excellence in your dermatologists clinic signifies that your doctor is a competent and certified PDS dermatologist.
The PDS is the only specialty society in Dermatology that is recognized by the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP).
PDS_BOARD_2015-16
Officers:
Daisy K. Ismael, MD President
Ma. Angela M. Lavadia, MD Vice-President
Maria Jasmin J. Jamora, MD Secretary
Francisco D. Rivera IV, MD Treasurer
Rosalina E. Nadela, MD, MSc. Immediate Past President

 

Directors:
Blossom T. Chan, MD
Krisinda C. Dim-Jamora, MD
Ma. Purita Paz-Lao, MD
Julie W. Pabico, MD
Roberto Antonio B. Pascual, MD
Donna Marie L. Sarrosa, MD
Arnold C. Yu, MD
Vision
The Philippine Dermatological Society aims to be the recognized and respected leader in dermatology by pursuing excellence in skin health.

 

Mission
The Philippine Dermatological Society is an organization of humane and service-oriented dermatologists observing the highest ethical professional standards and promoting knowledge through information dissemination, training and research.
1. Produce competent dermatologists sensitive to the needs of the community.
2. Provide avenues for exchange of ideas that will enhance the science and art of dermatology.
3. Conduct researches and encourage publications relevant to the practice of dermatology.
4. Promote public awareness on the prevention of skin diseases through information and education campaigns.
5. Uphold professional and ethical standards among dermatologists.
6. Protect members of the Society against unfair practice and competition from unqualified practitioners through legislation and regulations.
7. Promote local and international recognition of the specialty.
8. Establish linkages with the other specialties for more comprehensive health care.
9. Foster camaraderie among members and colleagues from other countries.
10. Encourage academic advancement through scholarship and fellowship grants.